How to Charge Your Truck Battery with a Chainsaw

It’s a situation we can all relate to. Driving out to a remote location, sometimes a battery dies. It’s a scary thing because stranded out in the middle of nowhere can quickly turn into a harrowing survival adventure. Luckily, if it’s a wood cutting mission and you happen to have a chainsaw handy, Wranglerstar will show you the way to get that battery back up and running in no time.

It’s a great survival tip brought to us by none other than acclaimed, practical survivalist Wranglerstar. He’s been producing vids about all sorts of homesteading tips ranging from crafting, woodworking, axes, and even food. Regardless of whether or not the tip is ever needed it highlights some basics about electricity, mechanics, and improvisation when things don’t go right.

When harvesting wood in remote locations, it can be a great way to get to see how a chainsaw truly performs. In ideal conditions, a chainsaw can always be brought into the garage or barn and repaired. But in isolated regions where a good workshop isn’t around – that’s the true test of the cutting power and durability of a chainsaw. It’s also why STIHL is a trusted name in chainsaws and tools. For actual forestry purposes, professional trust the STIHL MS 660 Magnum. (more…)

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It’s the same one used in the STIHL TimberSport series and it’s easy to see why. The Magnum can accommodate up to a three foot bar and uses a self-lubricating 3/8” chain